Marine Atlantic to Hold Annual Public Meeting

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic will hold its 2013 Annual Public Meeting on Thursday, December 12 at 4pm in St. John’s. Marine Atlantic Chair Rob Crosbie will be joined by the President and CEO Paul Griffin, and Vice President Finance Shawn Leamon in presenting the 2012-13 financial statements and an overview of the Corporation’s activities. The Annual Public (Read More)

Proud of our History - the SS Bar Haven

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the SS Bar Haven, which served the people of coastal Newfoundland communities from 1948 to (Read More)

Remember to Keep Your Car Battery Charged

by Darrell Mercer

With today’s technologies, we are all tempted to listen to the radio, run DVD players, laptop computers, music players and other electronic equipment through our car batteries. This can provide entertainment to those waiting their turn to board the vessel, but it can also drain your car’s battery! If you are using your car battery (Read More)

Proud of our History - Cape Tormentine Terminal

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick ferry terminal which serviced the Prince Edward Island-New Brunswick crossing (Read More)

Ferrisview Elementary Visits Marine Atlantic

by Katie Guiney

Marine Atlantic recently had the pleasure of welcoming 39 students from Ferrisview Elementary to the North Sydney terminal for a tour of the terminal grounds and the MV Atlantic Vision. The Grade One and Grade Two students were greeted upon arrival by Marie-Claire, Marine Atlantic’s Customer Experience Officer for North Sydney. Marie-Claire led the students (Read More)

Proud of our History - the original MV Bluenose

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the original MV Bluenose, which serviced the Yarmouth, NS to Bar Harbour, ME route from (Read More)

Travelling with Allergies... We can help

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic transports hundreds of thousands of passengers each year and we recognize that the needs of each person are unique. We understand that customers may have a variety of allergies that affect their travel experience and our staff work very hard to respect these challenges. If you have an allergy that requires special attention, (Read More)

Proud of our History- the MV Frederick Carter

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we highlight the MV Frederick Carter, which serviced the Port aux Basques-North Sydney crossing from 1968-1986. Designed (Read More)

Is Smoking Permitted on Marine Atlantic Vessels?

by Darrell Mercer

When travelling with Marine Atlantic, we ask all customers to be respectful of others. Smoking is a very personal decision and Marine Atlantic tries to balance the rights of smokers and non-smokers in a respectful manner. In this effort, we are pleased to provide our passengers with a smoke-free atmosphere in our terminal buildings and (Read More)

Proud of our History - Remembering the SS Caribou

by Darrell Mercer

Marine Atlantic, its predecessor CN Marine, and pre-confederation Newfoundland coastal boats have a strong and proud history serving the people of Atlantic Canada through ferry terminals, passenger vessels and rail service. In this week’s “Throwback Thursday” blog posting we remember the SS Caribou. Named after the symbolic woodland caribou that inhabits Newfoundland and Labrador (also (Read More)